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Data Engineer Chapter Lead - Marketing & Digital Data Area

Data Engineer Chapter Lead - Marketing & Digital Data Area

Req ID:  16553
Department:  PRJPA-DigSales+SalesOpt_Retail (30290954)
Division:  Australia Retail Division (T20000)
Job Family:  Data

About the role

Job Title: Data Engineer Chapter Lead – Marketing & Digital Data Area
Location: Docklands, Melbourne (Hybrid)
Permanent opportunity


The Role

We have a Data Engineer - Chapter Lead role available within the Marketing & Digital Data Area.

The Marketing & Digital Data Area’s mission is to enable targeted customer growth and retention by using meaningful data, scientific methods and automation to make the best decisions and provide highly-relevant and timely communications in-channel. Our work is focussed on five key themes:

  • Understanding our customers and anticipating their needs and actions with self-learning predictive models and deep analytical data
  • Providing our customers with the most relevant experience at every step by making the best decisions based on all relevant information every time
  • Enabling our stakeholders to be data-driven and fluent through championing self-service tools and analytics
  • Guiding the business in doing the right work the right way with specific, deep and actionable insights
  • Supporting sustainable and strategic initiative delivery with key data assets and integrations for personalisation use-cases


As a Chapter Lead, you are responsible for building world class capability in your chapter. You’ll be a promoter and ambassador of the new culture and ways of working. You will bring domain knowledge or deep expertise, and develop this expertise and T-shaped capability in your chapter members ensuring knowledge sharing, up-skilling, career development, and standards / governance / QA are embraced and adopted.

This role is pivotal in building and fostering a strong data-driven culture across the broader department and our stakeholders. This role is an active member of the Data Area’s leadership team, supports the growth of capability across the Data Area, and works with other Chapter Leads, Capability Area Leads and Product Owners to define and deliver priority features. This role has approximately 3 direct reports and may also be across the work of offshore data engineers.

What will your day look like

  • Coach and develop chapter members, building a deep level of business understanding and technical skill, including training and upskilling
  • Listen and act on staff feedback
  • Run knowledge sharing and/or skills uplift sessions with the broader data community through chapter-of-chapter meetups
  • Champion and lead continuous improvement activities that improve velocity & quality of work, deepen stakeholder engagement, and grow business impact
  • Coach/mentor squad members on Data Engineering principles & techniques and contribute to the (hands on) technical delivery of squad objectives including batch and real-time data engineering and integration between platforms and technologies
  • Source and integrate data from a variety of platforms and using different technologies to support analysis and modelling activities
  • Initiate, design and implement innovative trends in the field of data engineering
  • Have a clear understanding of the end-to-end analytics, data science and marketing journey as well as the ability to support, define and deliver the Data Area Roadmap
  • Work closely with other areas and leaders to shape and influence delivery of dependencies and grow usage of delivered features
  • Maximise value from vendor relationships and participate in vendor management activities

What will you bring?

Strong leadership and expert communication

  • Proven ability to lead and inspire
  • Expert communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate to all stakeholders (technical and non-technical)
  • A natural when it comes to coaching and mentoring a team of engineers to deliver data integration and transformation features efficiently
  • Strong problem solving, story-telling and presentation skills


Deep data engineering expertise:

  • Strong experience with traditional database platforms, languages and very large datasets (many TBs) e.g. Teradata, Oracle, Hadoop, SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Postgres, MySQL
  • Hands-on deep knowledge and experience with tools and techniques for different aspects of data engineering, consumption and automation e.g. DataStage, SSIS, Informatica, Python, SAS, R, Java, APIs, Kafka
  • Experience with some components of Data Science environments e.g. Mlflow, Pyspark, Airflow, Jupyter, S3 Storage, Miniconda, Grafana, Prometheus, Trino, Superset, Hive
  • Data Mapping, Data Modelling Techniques & Data Wrangling
  • Good understanding of DevOps principles and approaches


Industry and domain knowledge:

  • Good understanding of the Banking system and products, service, channels and associated data
  • Experience working on data-driven marketing/personalisation or data science initiatives
  • Good understanding of next-best-action concepts, operating models, and approaches to arbitration and real-time decisioning highly desired
  • Experience working with digital behavioural data (clickstream), transactional data and Adobe products highly desired

You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture and we actively encourage people to try new things.

So, why join us?

We’re reinventing the way we do banking, and our community of collaborative, innovative thinkers who create human-centred solutions are helping us get there. We’re responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter. 

We’ll also offer you the opportunity to develop your career, working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated and create a great place to grow, thrive and belong. 

A happy workplace is a thriving one, and some of the perks you’ll get from being at ANZ are:

  • Lifestyle leave - top up your annual leave with up to four weeks of additional purchased leave or take a longer period of unpaid time off

  • Great discounts on our financial products, and an annual Superannuation top up payment of $500 for all female employees to address the Superannuation gender gap

  • Competitive parental leave policies for both mums and dads, with a lump sum childcare contribution when you return to work

We work flexibly at ANZ and encourage you to talk to us about how this role can be flexible for you and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

Interested in joining us?

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Please Note: After your initial application you may be asked to complete an online assessment, this invite will be sent to you via email from our assessment partner SHL. Please action this request as early as possible, this will enable us to manage your application and provide you with an update in a timely manner.

Job Posting End Date

October 9, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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